Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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Spot Forecast for Goosenest Eastside Piles...USFS
National Weather Service Medford OR
757 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 PST on January 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...The showery pattern will continue into Saturday, with
snow levels hovering around 2500 to 3000 feet through Saturday night.
Coverage of snow showers should diminish by Saturday afternoon.
Another strong, moist front will arrive Sunday night. Gusty upper
slope/ridge winds will precede this front. Another period of moderate
to locally heavy precipitation is expected with snow levels around
3500-4500 feet. A brief break is possible Monday, but another
system is expected Tuesday into Wednesday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A 60 percent chance of light
                    snow showers this morning, then a 40 percent
                    chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
                    Snow accumulations will be less than a quarter
                    of an inch.
Max temperature.....31 to 33 degrees.
Min humidity........60 to 65 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....West 0 to 2 mph.
WIND (20 FT)........West 5 to 7 mph.
Mixing height.......2500 to 3000 ft AGL increasing to 5800-6200 ft AGL
                    in the late morning and afternoon.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
CWR.................20 percent.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A 20% chance of snow showers. Snow
                    accumulations will be less than a quarter of an inch.
Min temperature.....22 to 25 degrees.
Max humidity........94 to 98 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....West 0 to 1 mph.
WIND (20 FT)........West 3 to 5 mph.
Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL decreasing to 1500-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph becoming northwest.
CWR.................13 percent.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
                    flurries in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 35.
Min humidity........58 to 62 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....West 0 to 1 mph.
WIND (20 FT)........West 5 to 6 mph.
Mixing height.......2000-2500 ft AGL increasing to 4500-5000 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...
Snow likely. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid to upper 30s.
South winds 6 to 11 mph.
.MONDAY...
Snow showers likely. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs near 40.
Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs
in the lower 40s. South winds 5 to 6 mph.

$$
Forecaster...SCHAAF
Requested by...Riley Spivey
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800623.0/MFR



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